Hurry Slowly

By Jocelyn K. Glei

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 Nov 4, 2019
Thoughtful interviews with a variety of interesting guests presenting tips for academics, creatives, entrepreneurs, and knowledge workers in general. Excellent production quality


How to be more productive, creative, and resilient through the simple act of slowing down.

Episode Date
Jocelyn K. Glei: A Call for Rest & Tenderness
Why you’re feeling so depleted right now, and how to develop a new — more tender — attitude toward productivity.
Sep 15, 2020
Sebene Selassie: The Delusion of Separation
Meditation teacher Sebene Selassie on living in a culture of domination, the pathology of productivity, and finding our way to belonging.
Aug 11, 2020
Rich Mhlanga: Your Check Engine Light Is On
Massage therapist Rich Mhlanga on how to be embodied and stay emotionally grounded in a world without touch.
Jul 14, 2020
Jocelyn K. Glei: Anxiety vs Intuition
How overwork, self-criticism, and creative misalignment create layers of anxiety that suppress your intuitive voice.
May 19, 2020
Mark Epstein: The Importance of Uncertainty
Therapist and meditator Mark Epstein on how to reckon with uncertainty and take a deep dive into the self.
Apr 21, 2020
Jocelyn K. Glei: What if you’re not broken?
On healing, being present, and how to stop postponing self-acceptance and see yourself as “enough.”
Mar 24, 2020
Courtney E. Martin: Asking Better Questions
Journalist Courtney E. Martin on how to find your “first question” — the core curiosity that carries you through life.
Mar 10, 2020
Chani Nicholas: Boundaries Are Everything
Astrologist Chani Nicholas on how to uncover your life’s purpose and set the boundaries you need to protect it.
Feb 11, 2020
Jocelyn K. Glei: Holding Space for Yourself
A simple practice that will help you nurture your ideas, find your purpose, and heal in the new year.
Jan 14, 2020
Adrienne Maree Brown: Are You Satisfiable?
Activist adrienne maree brown on how we define pleasure, the wisdom of the body, and what it looks like when you have “enough.”
Dec 31, 2019
Mira Jacob: Difficult Conversations
Writer Mira Jacob on creativity, self-promotion, and transforming the hardest conversations of her life into a stunning graphic memoir.
Dec 17, 2019
It Doesn’t Matter What You Do, It’s Who’s Doing It
A deep conversation about healing, self-transformation, and how to unpack the neurotic stories we tell ourselves about who we are.
Dec 03, 2019
Jocelyn K. Glei: Letting Go Isn’t Easy
An intro to the new season of Hurry Slowly on waking up, letting go, and the ups and downs of pursuing personal transformation.
Nov 19, 2019
Rob Walker: It Hurts to Be Present
Journalist Rob Walker on attention, originality, and why noticing the things other people are missing is essential to the creative process.
Jun 11, 2019
Jenny Odell: How To Do Nothing
Artist Jenny Odell on the power of actions that can’t be optimized and withholding your attention as an act of resistance.
May 28, 2019
Jocelyn K. Glei: Productivity Shame
How the desire to be “productive” metastasizes into a toxic form of work shame that makes you feel like you’re never doing enough.
May 14, 2019
Debbie Millman: The Speed of Achievement
Debbie Millman on the challenges of being an over-achiever, synthesizing your success too quickly, and making a 10-year plan.
Apr 30, 2019
Scott Barry Kaufman: The Quiet Ego
Scott Barry Kaufman on the benefits of quieting your ego and how having more faith in humanity leads to greater faith in yourself.
Apr 16, 2019
Jocelyn K. Glei: Transformation Is Hard
How acknowledging that transformation is slow and subtle — not dramatic and overnight! — will help you be kinder to yourself.
Apr 02, 2019
Sebene Selassie: Unravelling Your Inner Critic
Sebene Selassie on confronting your inner critic, finding emotional clarity, and asking: “What am I not willing to feel?”
Mar 19, 2019
Jocelyn K. Glei: Nothing Important Comes with Instructions
Forget about other people’s rules. Why working from personal principles is the best approach to productivity.
Mar 05, 2019
Paul Jarvis: Small Is Beautiful
Paul Jarvis on why more isn’t better, staying small is good for business, and setting “upper bounds” reduces your stress.
Feb 19, 2019
Anne Helen Petersen: Errand Paralysis
BuzzFeed’s Anne Helen Petersen on errand paralysis, fake burnout cures & why we’re all obsessed with being better workers.
Jan 29, 2019
Jocelyn K. Glei: Creativity vs Efficiency
Jocelyn K. Glei on why inefficiency is a strength when it comes to making remarkable creative work.
Jan 15, 2019
Cal Newport: Using Technology with Intention
Deep Work author Cal Newport on why we need a digital declutter, his new theory of attention, and the magic of “analog social media.”
Jan 01, 2019
Jocelyn K. Glei: To Burnout and Back
Jocelyn K. Glei on her “busyness breakdown,” why 50% of Americans are experiencing burnout, and what we can do about it.
Dec 18, 2018
Thomas Page McBee: The Power Balance
Thomas Page McBee on fighting implicit gender bias at work, creating better power dynamics, and facing your “shadow self.”
Dec 04, 2018
Tim Harford: Slow-Motion Multitasking
Tim Harford on why your bad habits are good again. Procrastination, letting stuff pile up & slow-motion multitasking all have an upside.
Nov 20, 2018
Jocelyn K. Glei – Who Are You Without the Doing?
Jocelyn K. Glei on our obsession with getting things done, and how a more “tender discipline” can unlock clarity and creativity.
Nov 06, 2018
Priya Parker: How to Have Transformative Gatherings
Priya Parker on how to get off auto-pilot, let go of our scripts, and create gatherings that make space for transformation.
Oct 23, 2018
Adam Grant: Don’t Underestimate the Power of Appreciation
Adam Grant on the untapped potential of appreciation, how to ask for help, and the dangers of “generosity burnout.”
Oct 09, 2018
Jocelyn K. Glei – The Feedback Rush
Host Jocelyn K. Glei on offering feedback that supports creativity and the pitfalls of living in an advice-driven culture.
May 15, 2018
Adam Greenfield – Phoning It In
Adam Greenfield on the startling ways the smartphone is changing our behavior, our awareness, and even our vulnerability.
May 08, 2018
Jonathan Fields – Attention Is Life
Writer Jonathan Fields on how “exquisite attention” can unlock new possibilities for luck, connection, and creation.
May 01, 2018
Mary McNaughton-Cassill – What To Do About Your Media Diet
Psychologist Mary McNaughton-Cassill on why your media diet is driving you mad, and what you can do to find peace of mind.
Apr 24, 2018
Renata Salecl – The Tyranny of Choice
Philosopher Renata Salecl on how choice anxiety damages our creativity and why we need to embrace the idea of chance.
Apr 17, 2018
Paula Scher – The Greatest Risk Is Not Taking One
Designer Paula Scher on how to keep taking risks once you’re established and why big sloppy failures are a great idea.
Apr 10, 2018
David Sax: Revenge of the Analog
Writer David Sax on how analog objects and ideas feed our creativity, help us learn, and make memories stick.
Apr 03, 2018
The Anxiety Cure
Hurry Slowly’s most popular guests comment on how speeding out of control fuels our feelings of anxiety, and what to do about it.
Mar 27, 2018
Tami Forman: What Gets Measured, Gets Managed
Tami Forman on creating an office culture that supports work-life balance and the tacit gender biases that hold us back.
Mar 20, 2018
Rubin Naiman: Wired & Tired
Sleep and dream psychologist Rubin Naiman on living in a wake-centric world, the problem with “hyperarousal,” and why sleep should be sacred.
Mar 13, 2018
Jocelyn K. Glei: Can You Maintain It?
Host Jocelyn K. Glei explains why overlooking maintenance tasks is at the root of our toxic relationship with overwhelm.
Mar 06, 2018
Matias Corea: The Road Less Traveled
Designer Matias Corea on the transformative power of travel, long journeys, and taking a break from your work routine.
Feb 27, 2018
Julie Zhuo: Visualizing Your Day
Facebook’s Julie Zhuo on how she stays calm amidst a daily schedule that demands constant context switching.
Feb 20, 2018
Bill Duggan: You Can’t Rush Aha Moments
Intuition researcher Bill Duggan breaks down the mechanics of how we arrive at aha moments — and why speed only slows us down.
Feb 13, 2018
Fanny Auger: Conversation Isn’t About Talking
What are the key ingredients in a great conversation? Fanny Auger, from the School of Life in Paris, talks about listening, open-ness, and silence.
Feb 06, 2018
Oliver Burkeman: Against Time Management
Writer Oliver Burkeman debunks the myth of “time management” and explains why getting more efficient just makes you busier.
Jan 30, 2018
The Key Ingredient in Work-Life Balance
A supercut of Jason Fried, Austin Kleon, Wendy MacNaughton & more answering the question: “What’s the key ingredient in work-life balance?”
Jan 23, 2018
Alissa Walker: Walking Is the Best Way to Go Slow
Alissa Walker on how walking changes your relationship to everything — time and the rhythms of your day, your community, and your creativity.
Jan 16, 2018
Alex Pang: Prioritizing Rest & Reflection
Writer & futurist Alex Pang on the 4-hour workday, the necessity of “inward focus,” and the role of rest & reflection in the creative process.
Jan 09, 2018
Jocelyn K. Glei: Living Life on Auto-Pilot
In this mini-meditation, host Jocelyn K. Glei articulates how understanding what your brain is doing on “auto-pilot” is the key to unlocking your focus.
Dec 19, 2017
Sigrid Veasey: The Science of Sleep
Scientist Sigrid Veasey on why sleep loss is the silent creativity killer, what to do about middle-of-the-night anxiety, and why you need a “sleep vacation.”
Dec 12, 2017
Tyler Cowen: The Quiet Dangers of Complacency
Economist Tyler Cowen on how technology is making us more complacent and less willing to take the risks that drive self-transformation.
Dec 05, 2017
Wendy MacNaughton: Activating Your Empathy Muscle
Graphic journalist Wendy MacNaughton on listening, empathy, and the many benefits of shutting up and taking the spotlight off yourself.
Nov 28, 2017
Scott Belsky: Quick Decisions vs Wise Decisions
Entrepreneur Scott Belsky on the speed of decision-making. When should you be bold? When should you trust your gut? And when should you let it marinade?
Nov 21, 2017
Ann Friedman: The News Is Not Good
Journalist Ann Friedman on staying sane in the face of a relentlessly negative news cycle and why you don't need to process everything in “real time.”
Nov 14, 2017
Austin Kleon: Pencil vs Computer
Artist Austin Kleon on when to use analog tools vs digital tools in your creative process, and why constraints (and slowness!) can super-charge your creativity.
Nov 07, 2017
Kim Chambers: Calculated Risk, Stretch Goals, and Sharks
Marathon swimmer Kim Chambers on stepping outside your comfort zone, calculated risks, and the calm that lives on the other side of fear.
Oct 31, 2017
Craig Mod: I Want My Attention Back!
Designer Craig Mod on how you can break free from the shackles of “attention slavery” and regain control over your powers of concentration.
Oct 24, 2017
Florence Williams: This Is Your Brain on Nature
Florence Williams, author of The Nature Fix, on how spending more time outside boosts your creativity, reduces stress, and counteracts negative thinking.
Oct 17, 2017
Jason Fried: Whose Schedule Are You On?
Basecamp co-founder and CEO Jason Fried on how to find a slow and steady approach to work in a world of constant interruptions.
Oct 10, 2017
Hurry Slowly Trailer
A sneak preview of Hurry Slowly—a new podcast about how to level up by slowing down—featuring clips from upcoming interviews w/ Ann Friedman, Jason Fried, Craig Mod, and Florence Williams.
Aug 15, 2017